BMW F 850 GS vs Harley Davidson Forty Eight Comparison

BMW F 850 GS vs Harley Davidson Forty Eight

Any question on your mind about which bike to buy? Compare BMW F 850 GS vs Harley Davidson Forty Eight on the basis of price, specifications & other features. BMW F 850 GS Price starts from Rs. 12.95 lakh and Harley Davidson Forty Eight Price starts from Rs. 10.58 lakh. The claimed mileage for the BMW F 850 GS is NA and for the Harley Davidson Forty Eight is 16.5 kmpl. BMW F 850 GS is available in 1 different colours while Harley Davidson Forty Eight comes with 3 colours. In technical specifications, BMW F 850 GS is powered by 853 cc engine where as Harley Davidson Forty Eight is powered by 1202 cc engine.

Engine Type Liquid Cooled, 2 Cylinder, 4-stroke Engine Air-Cooled, Evolution
Engine Displacement (CC) 853 cc 1202 cc
Power (PS@rpm) 95 PS @ 8250 rpm 60.83 PS @ 5500 rpm
Torque (Nm@rpm) 92 Nm @ 6250 rpm 97 Nm @ 4250 rpm
Bore 84 mm 88.9 mm
Stroke 77 mm 96.8 mm
No Of Cylinders 2 2
Drive Type Chain Drive Belt Drive
Valves (per cylinder) 4 4
Fuel System Fuel Injection Fuel Injection
Fuel Type Petrol Petrol
Ignition Electronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)
Compression Ratio 12.7:1 10.0:1
Valve Per Cylinder 4 4
Engine Immobilizer
Transmission Type Manual Manual
No Of Gears 6-Speed 5 Speed
Brakes Front Disc Disc
Brakes Rear Disc Disc
Braking Type
0-60 kmph (sec) 2.24 Sec
Quarter Mile 11.64 s @ 172.50 kmph Sec
Braking (60-0 kmph) 17.79 m Sec
20-80 kmph (kickdown)
30-70 kmph (3rd gear) 3.04
40-80 kmph (4th gear) 3.70 Sec
Braking (80-0 kmph) 31.59 m Sec
Braking (100-0 kmph) 50.00 m Sec
Mileage (City) 24.44 kmpl
Mileage (Highway) 26.37 kmpl
Mileage (Overall)
Mileage (ARAI) kmpl 16.47 Kmpl
0-100 kmph (sec) 4.20 Sec
Top Speed (Km/h) Over 200 kmph 200+
0-160 kmph
Braking 60-0 km/h 17.79 m Sec
Chassis Type Bridge-Type Frame, Steel Shell Construction Mild Steel; Tubular Frame; Circular Sections
Suspension-Front Upside-Down Telescopic Fork, Ø 43 mm 49 mm Front Fork with Cartridge Damping
Chassis Bridge-Type Frame, Steel Shell Construction
Suspension-Rear Cast aluminium Dual Swing Arm, Central WAD Spring Strut, Spring Pre-Load Hydraulically Adjustable, Rebound Damping Adjustable Emulsion Rear Shock with A Screw Preload Adjuster
Tyre Size Front :-90/90-21, Rear :-150/70-17 Front :-130/90-B16 Rear :-150/80-B16
Wheel Size Front :-21 inch, Rear :-17 inch Front :-16 inch, Rear :-16 inch
Tyre Make
Tyre Type Tubeless Tubeless
Radial Tyre Yes Yes
Wheels Type (Pressed Steel/ Alloy) Spoke Cast Aluminum
Optimum Tyre pressure (Rider)
Optimum Tyre Pressure (Rider and Pillion)
Dry Weight 247 kg
Length*Width*Height 2305*922*1356 2165*820*1065
Wheelbase(mm) 1593 mm 1495 mm
Length 2305 mm 2165 mm
Ground Clearance (mm) 110 mm
Height 1356 mm
Seat Height 860 mm 710 mm
Width 922 mm
Fuel Capacity (Litres) 15 L 7.9 L
Kerb Weight 229 kg 252 kg
Total Weight
Tail Light LED LED
Front Brake Diameter 305 mm
Rear Brake Diameter 265 mm
Battery Type Maintenance Free
Charging Time
Motor Type
Motor Power
Fast Charging
Battery 12 V, 10 Ah 12V, 12AMP
Head Lamp LED Halogen
Projector head light
Pilot Lamps
LED tail lights Sporty LED Tail Light
Seat Opening Switch
Boot Light
Turn Signal Lamp LED LED
Power Modes
Cruise Control Yes
ABS Dual Channel Dual Channel
Body Type Adventure Tourer Bikes Cruiser Bikes
Body Graphics
Starting Self Start Only Self Start Only
Seat Type Single Single
Pass Switch Yes Yes
Speedometer Digital Digital
Handle Type mounted
Tachometer Digital
Trip Meter Digital Digital
Charging point
Average Fuel economy
Digital Fuel Indicator yes no
Distance to Empty
Low Fuel Warning Lamp Yes Yes
External Fuel Filling
Clock Digital
Stand Alarm
Low Battery Indicator Yes
Stepup Seat
Low Oil Indicator Yes
Passenger Footrest
Projector Headlights
Passenger Backrest
Carry hook
Underseat storage
Cooling System Liquid Cooled Air Cooled
Console Digital Digital
Anti Theft Alarm
Shutter Lock
Odometer Digital Digital
Central Locking
Navigation Yes
Mobile Connectivity
Service Due Indicator
Switchable ABS
Keyless Ignition
Standard Warranty (Years) 2
Standard Warranty (kilometers) Unlimited

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